The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

A treasure worth killing for. Sam Spade, a slightly shopworn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics. A perfumed grafter named Joel Cairo, a fat man name Gutman, and Brigid O’Shaughnessy, a beautiful and treacherous woman whose loyalties shift at the drop of a dime. These are the ingredients of Dashiell Hammett’s coolly glittering gem of detective fiction, a novel that has haunted three generations of readers.

The 246th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 56th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  2. - 79th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  3. - 110 Best Books: The Perfect Library (The Telegraph)
  4. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  5. - "Our Readable Century", The Best Books of the 20th Century (January Magazine)
  6. - The Graphic Canon (Book)
  7. - How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Reading List (Thomas C. Foster)
  8. - 100 Best Novels Written in English (The Guardian)
  9. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, Red Harvest Hardcover 835309 $18.04 $2.95 2000
Dashiell Hammett: Complete Novels ( Red Harvest / The Dain Curse / The Maltese Falcon / The Glass Key / The Thin Man ) Hardcover 72923 $16.72 $8.75 1999
El halcon maltes / The Maltese Falcon (Spanish Edition) Mass Market Paperback 2023618 $12.79 $17.00 2014
The Thin Man & The Maltese Falcon Audio CD 1597749 $53.83 $9.99 2011
The Novels of Dashiell Hammett: Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, and The Thin Man Hardcover 1255481 $23.21 $0.73 1965
By Dashiell Hammett - The Maltese Falcon (1st Edition) (6/17/89) Paperback 610978 $22.10 $14.36 1989
The Maltese falcon, & The thin man Paperback 5975613 $20.99
The Maltese Falcon & The Thin Man Mass Market Paperback 8419178 $1.95
The Maltese Falcon (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) Kindle Edition 11594 $5.99 2010
Maltese Falcon Hardcover 226193 $24.85 $19.99 2000
The Maltese Falcon (Audio dramatization) Audio CD 541957 $12.23 $3.68 2008
MALTESE FALCON V772 Mass Market Paperback 945842 $8.01 $0.01 1972
The Maltese Falcon (Crime Masterworks) Paperback 1494958 $7.29 $0.01 2002
The Maltese Falcon (Naxos Complete Classics) Audio CD 3564178 $16.79 $26.49 2011
The Maltese Falcon Hardcover 3223164 $195.00 $5.00 1957
The Maltese Falcon Hardcover 6548552 $29.00
The Maltese Falcon Paperback 179374 $0.97
The Maltese Falcon Hardcover 8720214 $101.01
The Maltese Falcon Paperback 1855196 $6.00 $0.02
Maltese Falcon. Edited by Dashiell Hammett (Penguin Active Reading (Graded Readers)) Paperback 1696828 $2.47 $12.13 2012
By Dashiell Hammett The Maltese Falcon Paperback 1135672 $6.68 $3.99 1992
The Maltese Falcon (Chinese Edition) Paperback 1570317 $10.99 $26.20 2014
The Maltese Falcon Audible Audio Edition 1 $25.95 2011
Dashiell Hammett: Five Complete Novels: Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, and The Thin Man Hardcover 388013 $6.95 $0.01 1980
El halcon maltes / The Maltese Falcon (13/20) (Spanish Edition) Hardcover 2287559 $57.83 $55.00 2006
Radio Crimes: The Maltese Falcon Audible Audio Edition 33959 $9.95 2009
The Maltese Falcon Hardcover 567542 $5.67 $7.94 2013
Black Mask 3: The Maltese Falcon - and Other Crime Fiction from the Legendary Magazine Audible Audio Edition 93067 $17.95 2011
El halcón maltés. (Sam Spade) (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition 1009809 2013
El halcon maltes Paperback 2270220 $45.48 $45.76 2012
El halcón maltés Paperback 2385383 $11.28 $10.25 1969